Crompton Urban District
|Crompton Urban District|
|• 1894||2,865 acres (11.6 km²)|
|• 1974||2,865 acres (11.6 km²)|
|• Succeeded by||Metropolitan Borough of Oldham|
|• HQ||Crompton Town Hall|
The Urban District was created by the Local Government Act 1894. In 1974 Crompton Urban District was abolished by the Local Government Act 1972 and its former area transferred to Greater Manchester to form part of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham.
Coat of arms
Unlike nearby districts such as Chadderton Urban District and Failsworth Urban District, the council for Crompton Urban District was never granted the right to bear a coat of arms by the College of Arms.
A vision of Crompton UD, visionofbritain.org.uk. URL accessed December 18, 2006.